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Multi-Sided Flat Machining ArtCAM JewelSmith

Multisided Machining Wizard To run the multi-sided machining you must have a master model with at least one component in it. Example Open the saved project pendant-weave.3DP Select Multi-Sided Machining. Select Edit Settings. The form allows you to pick the model type, Flat or a Ring. You cannot select both. …

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Pendant Design with Weaves ArtCAM JewelSmith

Weave Relief A Weave relief is generated form a series of overlapping vectors and a section vector, using the Weave Wizard. Pendant Design Example Select Create JewelSmith Project In the Project Name enter pendant-weave. Set the location directory to D:\users\training\COURSEWORK\JewelSmith-Jobs and Accept At the top of the screen a new …

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Front/Back Reliefs ArtCAM JewelSmith

In JewelSmith, you have the ability to display, in an ArtCAM model, either the front (which is the top of the ring) or the back relief (which is the inside of the ring). These two when combined make a new assembly model. This new assembly model is machined using the …

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Pictures ArtCAM JewelSmith

Introduction Coloured Pictures can be generated or edited within ArtCAM using the Bitmap toolbar or they can be loaded in using any of the following formats bmp, .tif, .pcx, .gif, and .jpg. Pictures can be turned into reliefs by giving assigning shapes to the selected colour. This form of relief generation breaks …

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Master Model ArtCAM JewelSmith

Master Model. The master model is made from up of components that are created from a generated relief using the command Add to Master. Select the JewelSmith tab. Select Flat 3-Axis. Enter the File Name as two-tone. Enter the width of 20 and height of 60. Enter a Resolution as 35. Select Accept. Select the Assistant tab. To help with the creation of the shape, grids are going …

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Vector Editing ArtCAM JewelSmith

When a single vector is selected, the option Node editing will display the points  (nodes) that are used in this vector. In this mode the individual points can be moved manually by dragging them to a new position or the curve shape altered by moving one of the control points …

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Generating Vectors ArtCAM JewelSmith

Generating Vectors In this example, the vectors for a flat pendant will be generated. Square Pendant Example Double click the ArtCAM JewelSmith icon on the screen with the Left mouse button. ArtCAM JewelSmith is loaded. The assistant on the right hand side can be hidden by pressing F7, to give …

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Introduction ArtCAM JewelSmith

Introduction. ArtCAM JewelSmith is a complete 3D design and manufacturing solution. Based on the ArtCAM Pro framework, JewelSmith provides further tools specifically for Jewellery designers and manufacturers. With ArtCAM JewelSmith a wide range of complex 3D rings, pendants and other items of jewellery can be generated. These items can be …

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Toolpath Panelling artcampro

Toolpath panelling will split the ArtCAM toolpaths into panels sizes to suit the users machine limits . It is important that the datum is set at the lower corner of the sheet. If the datum is elsewhere the model has to be move, the vectors moved and the toolpaths re-calculated. …

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